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CTD arrests ‘close associate’ of Raees Mama

KARACHI: The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) on Saturday arrested a close associate of suspected target killer Raees Mama during a raid in Karachi’s Korangi area, ARY News reported. According to SP Murtaza Bhutto, the CTD personnel conducted a raid on a suspected hide out which led to the arrest of Muhammad Muzamil alias Halka. The suspect had links with a political party and remained an associated with Korangi Unit-74 in 2001, the police official said. It is pertinent to mention here that the International Criminal…

Producing Raees Mama before ATC is security risk, prison official tells court

KARACHI: The prison administration on Tuesday informed the Anti-terrorism Court (ATC) here that the production of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) alleged target killer Raees alias Mama before the court is perilous. The Superintendent of Karachi Jail submitted a letter about not producing the accused before the ATC for hearing. The letter further stated that "Raees Mama has been a high profile MQM hitman and his movement from prison to the court could be highly dangerous". Another letter, seeking the transfer of hearing…

MQM’s alleged target killer Raees Mama arrested from Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: The International Criminal Police Organisation (Interpol) has arrested an alleged target killer, Raees Mama, in Malaysia. Mama is said to be affiliated with the militant wing of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), who was finally collared by the Interpol in Malaysia. The alleged hitman is expected to be handed over to Pakistani authorities soon. Mama is considered to be a prime suspect of May 12 incident, wherein 40 people lost their lives in Karachi. The suspect is facing more than 50 criminal cases.…